The Substitutes present ‘The ’60s Girls Pop Rock Show’ feat. The Rebelles, Kelly Auty & Andrea Lees

Hosted by The Flying Saucer Club
Date :
Saturday, March 30
Doors :
08:00 pm
Venue :
985 Nepean Highway
Victoria 3189
Tickets :
  • $ 35 (General Admission)
  • $ 22 (General Admission)
  • $ 25 (General Admission)
The Substitutes present ‘The ’60s Girls Pop Rock Show’ feat. The Rebelles, Kelly Auty & Andrea Lees

In the past few years The Substitutes have presented a number of specially curated Giants of ‘60s Rock shows featuring British, Australian and American pop and rock
music utilizing a range of first class guest vocalists such as Steve Lucas, Ronnie Charles, Barry Smith, Billy Miller and Nikki Nicholls. In 2017 for the first time The Substitutes focused on the pop and rock music of women from the mid to late ‘60s and invited Kelly Auty and Andrea Lees to help make that happen. This magic combination proved to be their most successful show and been in much demand.

But what about the magnificent girl group pop music of the early ‘60s? That missing portion of ‘60s music history has been covered The Rebelles for years so it was logical for The Substitutes to collaborate with The Rebelles to produce a new show that covered all of the bases: girl pop and girl rock. It was a match made in heaven!

THE REBELLES will cover the US pop music of the early ’60s girl groups (The Ronettes, The Shirelles, The Cookies, The Shangri-las, The Crystals, etc) and acclaimed specialist ‘60s tribute band THE SUBSTITUTES together with special guest vocalists, the award winning Blues/Soul singer KELLY AUTY and the vivacious ANDREA LEES, will cover the later ‘60s pop and rock music of the UK and USA (Lulu, Dusty Springfield, PP Arnold, Tina Turner, Julie Driscoll, Melanie, The Supremes, Sandie Shaw, Nancy Sinatra, etc).

The Rebelles are 15 wondrous women serving up a wall of girl group greatness backed by a blistering four-piece rock ’n’ roll band. With punk energy, harmonic panache and a bad-but-not-evil glint, The Rebelles are a unique act that you simply have to see to believe! For over ten years The Rebelles have been taking girl group classics from the ‘50s and ‘60s and blasting them into the twenty-first century with a live show that never fails to get a crowd on its feet. They’ve sung murder ballads with Dan Sultan at the Reclink Community Cup, serenaded tens of thousands at Melbourne’s very first White Night, and wowed audiences right across Melbourne’s live music scene.

Kelly Auty has been heard by Melbournians singing at The Continental Café, The Regent Green Room, Downstairs at Eric’s, The Lomond Hotel, The Hillz Bar, Capers, The Hyatt, The Hilton, The Palais Hepburn Springs and many more. She has supported The Divinyls, The Drifters, The Platters, Janis Ian, Jose Feliciano, Uncanny X-Men and Manhattan Transfer amongst others. Kelly is also a regular at Australian festivals. She has played Wangaratta Jazz and Blues, Woodford, Ballarat Blues, Tanawah Blues, Bridgetown WA, Broadford Rock Vic, Port Fairy Folk, Echuca Moama, Brunswick Music Festival, Goulburn Blues, Apollo Bay and Blues on Broadbeach. She won the 2017 MBAS Blues Challenge and travelled to Memphis USA with her band to compete internationally against 220 other artists. She reached the semi-finals, played many showcase gigs, recorded at Sun Studios and generally created a lot of waves. Kelly has also written and recorded three albums of original material and regularly performs the Wild Women Show, an impeccably researched, beautifully costumed and passionately performed show that transports the listener back in time. The Wild Women Show travels from 1920 to 1970, through uplifting stories, costumes and songs by Bessie Smith, Ida Cox, Billie Holiday, Eartha Kitt, Josephine Baker, Edith Piaf, Peggy Lee, Ida Lupino, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and Janis Joplin.

Andrea Lees is the daughter of renowned Australian singer Ron Lees and her singing career spans two decades. She has starred in cabaret, television, musical theatre and much more, plus supported leading stars such as Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston, Jimmy Barnes, Helen Shapiro, Bon Jovi, Coleen Hewitt, Alison Durbin, Marcia Hines, The Four Kinsmen, Michael Bolton and many others. She has recently been sucked into the rock ‘n’ roll circus of The Substitutes ’60s Girls Rock Show in which she has excelled.

Ticket Pricing
Allocated Seating $35 +bf
Standing Room $22 +bf
At the Door $25

Doors Open:
6.45pm (Seats/Dining)
8.00pm (Standing)


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